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A Cow With A Story To Tell

Advantages: Different, amusing, valid points made about much of society
Disadvantages: Daft humour and situation comedy that you will either like or not; quite short

Iím not normally one to indulge the egos of Hollywood types who decide to try to branch out into literature - and I certainly will never give a Gwyneth Paltrow anything resembling a cursory glance unless someone is generosity insisting that I throw it on ...

missrarr 07.09.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

The Truth is Out There...

Advantages: Unusual concept, celebrity author
Disadvantages: Not very funny

Okay, it's confession time. I'll admit that I read this book purely to give me an opportunity to enter this month's 'Ciao lottery' - with 'Holy Cow' being the only item amongst this month's selection that caught my eye. After all, a story written from the ...

jo-1976 22.06.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Udderly fantastic!

Advantages: Hilarious, could not put it down
Disadvantages: It ended

I came across this book whilst browsing the latest epubs on a site I regularly use to keep me ereader filled. I was immediately intrigued, as having been an X-files fan as a child, and having had a bit of a crush on David Duchovny as a youngster, I was s ...

Nymphypig 03.06.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Wallace and Albert

Advantages: Witty, imaginative, some gems
Disadvantages: Inconsistency, some characters overworked

Like the two Jungle Book volumes, this is a book I found while clearing my Mumís house due it being up for sale. People of an older generation may well have heard of some of the comical monologues performed by Stanley Holloway (but many were penned by o ...

2mennycds 28.10.2017 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Stanley Holloway Monologues - Stanley Holloway

It seems I am a 'Grumpy Old Woman'

Advantages: Entertaining in small doses
Disadvantages: Not a book I can read from cover to cover in one session

Grumpy Old Women by Judith Holder BBC Books ISBN: 0563522534I picked this book up through Bookcrossing in Derby as I really love the TV programme and thought it might be entertaining. This is not the sort of book I tend to buy so it is great to be able to ...

catsholiday 25.09.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Grumpy Old Women - Judith Holder